BASF Names New Senior Vice President


SOUTHFIELD — Christopher Toomey, senior vice president of regional procurement for BASF in North America, will assume responsibility for the BASF Coatings business in North America.

He succeeds Juan Carlos Ordoñez, senior vice president, who will move to lead the BASF Performance Materials division in Wyandotte.

Before joining BASF in 2011, Toomey worked for Cognis, where he was vice president and general manager of functional products, and vice president of human resources and communications.

Toomey received his bachelors degree from Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, and his MBA in marketing from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa.